Where To Buy Ice Cream, Cakes & Cookies In Winston-Salem

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Anyone that wants to learn about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Winston-Salem has found the right post. There are plenty of great dessert shops selling sweets around town and we will do our best to point you in the right direction.

We will start off with the best ice cream shops in your area. Anyone that is searching for vanilla, chocolate, gelato, frozen yogurt, malts, ice cream cakes, and other frozen delights has plenty of options to choose from.

Up next we will get into bakeries where you can buy cakes, cookies, pastries, and all kinds of sweet treats. Then we will niche down and get into donut shops, where to buy cupcakes, candy stores, and chocolate and fudge shops near you.

Following that we will discuss some healthy dessert options in Winston-Salem like gluten free bakeries and smoothie shops. Our last section will be about restaurants known for must have desserts in your area.

Towards the end you will find a local dessert map that has all the various venues we are mentioning throughout the post pinned on it. And all of you are welcome to look through our other posts on the region right here if you want.

Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt

When you want to eat the best ice cream in Winston-Salem or some healthier frozen yogurt try:

Kilwins is a nostalgic sweets chain that sells chocolates, ice cream, handcrafted candies, and gift baskets. Their original recipe ice cream is available in 24 varieties along with sundaes, shakes, sodas and more.

Salem Creamery & Coffee is a local ice cream shop that offers a wide range of flavors and toppings plus coffee and ice cream-based drinks are offered. Cafe Gelato serves traditional Italian gelato, sorbet, coffee, and wine while also providing catering services.

Bakeries In Your Area

These bakeries near you should have great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more:

Since 1930 Winston-Bakery Salem’s Dewey’s has been creating delectable delicacies including cakes, cupcakes, pastries, and gift items. Custom cakes are among their specialties as they make some of the best ranging birthday cakes and wedding cakes in your area.

Local Donut Shops

Start your morning off right at one of these donut shops:

Where To Buy Cupcakes

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There are some really good cupcake shops around town:

Gigi’s Cupcakes offers a rotating range of gourmet cupcakes and frosting-filled cookies near you. Handcrafted cupcakes, cookies, handpies, custom cakes, and more are made by Ava’s Cupcakes.

Candy Stores Near You

Elasya B’s Candy Tree at 500 4th Street NW #101a specializes in candy apples, custom cakes, gourmet cupcakes, and plenty more.

Chocolate & Fudge Shops

Buy homemade chocolate and fudge at these shops:

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory is a chocolate and confections retailer that sells cocoa and gift basket. Kilwins from the ice cream list also sells great Chocolate.

Gluten Free Bakeries

Gourmet gluten-free, vegan, allergy-free pastries and keto and paleo choices are available at To Your Health Bakery at 1263 Creekshire Way.


Smoothies are a good combination of tasty and healthy:

Local Restaurants With Great Desserts

Lastly, these restaurants are known for their must have desserts:

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are available at Midtown Cafe and Dessertery who also has over 30 great local desserts made from scratch including cake, pies, cheesecakes, cookies, brownies, and more. Dairi-O of Winston-Salem serves burgers, sandwiches, wings, and some of the best ice cream in your area.

Mozelle’s Fresh Southern Bistro serves refined southern food and a wide range of wines in a light, airy setting with a covered patio. They are also known to make some of the best desserts in Winston-Salem like their bourbon pecan bread pudding with caramel sauce, toddle house chocolate pie, flourless chocolate torte with raspberry sauce, and coconut pie.

Village Tavern is a sleek and spacious cafe with an excellent wine list and a vast menu of bakery items. Carrot cake, cheesecake, key lime pie, and hot fudge or caramel sundaes are among their great sweets you need to try.

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Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies, & Cakes In Winston-Salem

For now that is all we have to share but check back in because we plan to update this post often. After reading about all these local shops to buy ice cream, frozen yogurt, cookies, cakes, pastries, other bakery items, cupcakes, donuts, chocolate, fudge, candy, gluten free baked goods, smoothies, and even restaurants with can’t miss desserts in your area you should be ready to find your next sweet indulgence.

Please use the comments to let us know if any shops have closed down, or if we posted anything that is incorrect. Now have fun eating your ice cream, cookies, and cakes in Winston-Salem.

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